Originally Posted by steveditt
Its official Virginia has closed its 2019 stripe bass season largest spawning grounds Chesapeake bay . I love fishing the Hudson been doing it for many years but honestly this can't be good for spawning fish who knows what happens to a big female full of eggs after a ten minute battle ,netting lifting weighing and photo's taken yes it swims away but does it live or lay its eggs . I've been trying to release all fish caught on my boat using a dehooking tool on the side of the boat . Time will tell enjoy this year .
Not for the year......until May 15th I believe.